He's Great, but Enough about Steve Jobs Already
It happened again yesterday. A friend and I were talking about leadership over lunch when he commented, “What the world needs is more people like Steve Jobs.” I almost gagged on my soup.
It’s a shame that when you ask people to name leaders whom they admire most, many pick people who they have never met and whose lives aren’t even remotely like their own. The answers are often limited to über successful business people, one-of-a-kind innovators, or transformational world-changers. It’s seems clear that these individuals are good leaders, but you (likely) have very little personal experience or connection with them.
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